The Meeting House Times Weekly
Pastor's Page
Lent is a beautiful time in the church year.  It is the season when we recommit ourselves to a life of faith.  We examine our life and lifestyles and assess the strength of our commitment to God.  
 
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This Week 
Wednesday,March 1
  • 6:00pm Lenten Dinner
  • 7:15pm Choir Rehearsal
Thursday, March 2
  • 4:30pm Women's Bible Study
  • 7:00pm HousaTonics

Friday, March 3

  • 7:30am Men's Bible Study

Saturday, March 4

  • Salisbury Band

Sunday, March 5

  • 9:00am Mindfulness Meditation in the Wardell Room at the Scoville Library
  • 10:00am Worship with Communion, Sunday School, Youth Discussion Group, Nursery Care
  • 11:30am Trustess 
  • 2:00pm Noble Horizons Worship Service
  • 2:00-4:00 Lenten Learning Series with the Rev. Dr. Richard Reifsnyder, "Understanding the History of Our Church".

Tuesday, March 7

  • 5:15pm Bell Choir
You Are Invited 

Pastor Diane and the Board of Deacons and would like to invite you and your family to join us for dinner on a Wednesday evening during Lent. We will prepare a simple meal of soup and salad and gather at the table to share a time of fellowship. Members and friends of the church are invited.  

Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm and we will finish by 7:15 to allow for choir practice. Please sign up on the ‘doodle’ poll for the dinner most convenient for you. The dinner dates are March 1, 8, 22 & April 5. 

Sign up on Doodle Poll here...Doodle poll ~ Lenten Dinners

Lenten Learning Series in March
The Lenten Season, in the Christian tradition, is a journey of 40 days to prepare for the coming of Easter.  

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Pastor Diane's Sermon this Sunday, March 5 will be  “Watching for Serpents”.

Readings:
Psalm 32
Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7
Matthew 4:1-11 
If you are interested in leading our Youth Discussion Group, please contact Pastor Diane.  
Celebrating Christian Action 
The Board of Christian Action ~
What Do We Do?
What exactly does the Board of Christian Action do? We have two missions: to work on projects that reach out to those in our community and beyond and to make financial donations to worthwhile organizations and charities. 

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Christian Action on the
2016 CROP Walk for Hunger
The 2016 CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 25th was a huge success thanks to a stalwart team of walkers.

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Christian Action ~ Fair Trade Market at the Fall Festival

For the second year in a row, the Board of Christian Action worked with Fair Trade Winds, based in Fairfax, VA, to offer fair trade products from around the world to Fall Festival visitors to the church.  

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Sunday School News from Barbara Collins, Coordinator of Christian Education
What is one of the best birthdays you ever had? 


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 News from Jack Bowman, Minister of Music 
Lonesome Valley... describes Jesus’ walk in the lonesome valley during the forty days of Lent.

Click to read...Music Ministry Minute
Deacon's Message for March
On politics and faith.... Deacon's Message for March
 New Members Class on March 26
You are invited to become a Covenant Partner (member) of the Salisbury Congregational Church.  If you are interested in formalizing your commitment to this faith community, please contact Pastor Diane. 
Prayer List
If you would like a name added to the prayer list, please call the church office at (860) 435-2442.
Stillspeaking Daily Devotional

Drawn together by the Holy Spirit, we are a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church, joining faith and action.

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March Birthdays
1 Robert Weber
4 Desean Taber
5 Marion Labat-Comess
6 Olivia May
10 Dave Heck
14 Debra Palmer
18 Hawk Blumert
23 Karin Noyes
31 Lauren Hanlon
31 Sarah Zarbock
31 Maggie Smith
 
In The Community
Taconic Learning Center, Spring Course Offerings:  Click to Learn More

“Making a Difference Course” offered in May, sponsored by Rev. Eileen Epperson.  Open to all who minister.  Click here to learn more


Sign up for Silver Lake Summer Camp is Open... Silver Lake Brochure
The Congregational Chruch of Salisbury, United Church of Christ
125 Main Street, PO Box 392, Salisbury, CT  06068
 Phone (860) 435-2442 
 email: salisburyucc@gmail.com